Since the defeat of the Howard Government’s Work Choices policy at the 2007 Federal election, Thomson Reuters has been proud to publish titles that practitioners could turn to in times of changing workplace law. “Transition to Forward with Fairness” (July 2008; usually $69.95, now $27.98 incl gst) by Forsyth, Creighton, Gostencnik & Sharard and “Navigating the Fair Work Laws” (Nov 2010; usually $130, now $52 incl gst) by Forsyth, Gostencnik, Roche & Parker are two of those titles included in our Mid-Year Sale at a 60% discount until 28 June 2013.
This year’s conference by Thomson Reuters news service Workforce will be expanded to cover a range of topics, including how structural changes to the economy are impacting workplace issues, new regulations impacting employment matters, and diversity and flexibility at work. Thomson Reuters’ want you to have your say on its plans for the National Workforce ...more
The Fair Work system encourages industrial action “because it is predicated on the fallacy that parties can always bargain for and negotiate a settlement”, recently retired NSW Industrial Relations Commission justice Frank Marks has said. In a scathing assessment of the FW regime in the latest edition of Thomson Reuters Workplace Review, Marks said the ...more
Fair Work Legislation 2012 is coming soon, and this year includes key section annotations. Selected from our National Workplace Relations service, the annotations to key sections provide you with additional guidance for the most important provisions. Core legislation is included, plus essential substantive and procedural statutory materials, while Thomson Reuters design features make this complex ...more
Back in October, Workplace Review invited readers to guess who the December interview would feature, based on the following clues:
“one of Australia’s leading industrial law academics. He was fortunate to study under Paul Davies and Mark Freidland while at Oxford University, where Industrial Law was taught as a political subject and not just a body of rules.”
And as our subscribers will shortly discover, it was Professor Andrew Stewart of the University of Adelaide.
Now available at a greatly reduced price, in hard cover and soft cover formats: “Work Choices: The High Court Challenge”.
The High Court’s 2006 decision to uphold the constitutional validity of the Howard Government’s Work Choices reforms enabled a more expansive Commonwealth regulation of workplace relations based on the corporations power than had previously been appreciated. This same power underlies the Labor Government’s Fair Work system today. Work Choices: The High Court Challenge remains a valuable reference because of its analysis of the decision by experts in both constitutional law and industrial law from the University of Melbourne’s Law School.